What will I learn?

The Diploma in Engineering Systems and Management (DESM) will provide students with a multi-disciplinary education that will help you meet these needs. Students will be trained not only in engineering disciplines but also in system thinking and project management. Students broad-based curriculum will ensure that you gain the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge, as well as hard technical skills and soft people skills. The programme also allows you to choose an option in the final year of your studies that will further equip you with the knowledge and skills to be ‘industry ready’ as soon as you graduate. Graduates can look forward to excellent career prospects in Engineering, Operations and Project Management positions in wide-ranging industries such as: transport; defense; automation; manufacturing and engineering services. Students will gain broad-based knowledge and essential hands-on skills in electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering. Learn to comprehend the complexity of large-scale modern engineering systems and the interdependency of connected systems. Train to be a multi-faceted professional equipped with project management skills and an understanding of the ethical responsibility of the profession. Undergo a 16-week industry attachment programme with leading companies in areas of land transportation and intelligent transportation systems.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$26,919.00 (14,70,180) per year
Tuition Fee Payable (after Tuition Grant): SG $9,050
Start date

Expected October 2021


School of Engineering

9 Woodlands Avenue 9,

738964, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements: O-level holders must have English language with grades 1-7, mathematics (Elementary/Additional) with grades 1-6, any one of the following subjects: with grades 1-6; aggregate type (ELR2B2-C); NITEC holders must have completed subjects with GPA equal to 3.5; higher NITEC holders must have completed subjects with GPA equal to 2.0.Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements: A-level holders must have the obtain an A-S grade for General Paper (English Medium), obtain an A-E grade for 3 other H2 subjects, and must have taken GCE 'A' Level examinations whilst studying in a Junior College / Millennia Institute in Singapore.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.